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What's the Next Step to Achieving VDI Utopia?

One Master VDI Image

If you’ve been deploying VDI technologies for some time, you’re probably familiar with the VDI Utopian goal of “one master image” and with the technologies available today, is this goal achievable? 946 more words


The Death of Citrix Provisioning Server?

I won’t go into great detail in regards to benefits of layering technologies when deploying VDI solutions.  I will say, and perhaps this is an oversimplification, that the goal of any layering technology (such as Unidesk or VMware App Volumes) is to simplify the deployment, management, and updating of operating systems and applications that comprise a virtual desktop environment using a building block approach. 943 more words


My VDI Story....why I like VMware View and Unidesk

Years ago, when I was hired by my current employer in 2007….I was brought on as a Microsoft and Citrix delivery engineer focusing primarily on AD/Exchange and Citrix Presentation Server/XenApp technologies and projects.   1,332 more words


VMware View and Unidesk - VMs "stick" at STARTUP after DST

Ran across an issue recently when using VMware View and Unidesk to build VDI VMs. The project started in February and we built our gold image, created an OS Layer in Unidesk, and rolled out a few desktop pools with no issues, but in the last month, we started to notice most VMs would “stick” with a Status of STARTUP in VMware View administrator thus they were unavailable to end users. 358 more words


Leet service desk calls

This morning I logged into UniDesk, our IT Service Desk incident management system, and noticed that the calls assigned to me next to the calls assigned to the whole web team read: 1337. 57 more words


The CachePoint Appliance could not create the boot image

Unidesk reported back the following error on a single Desktop

“The CachePoint Appliance could not create the boot image. Error is: Failed to detach disks from the desktop and reattach to the CachePoint Appliance; export the logs and notify Technical Support that this error occurred.” 44 more words


Repairing Non-Replicating VMware View Connection Servers

Applies to VMware View 5.2 only
Reference VMware articles:
ADAM replication manual repair
Re-install a replica Connection Server

We’ve got a simple VMware View architecture setup for testing consisting of two Connection Servers (master and replica) with one Security Server. 652 more words